CHAUR-DONG HSU, MD, MPH, FACOG, CHAIR OF OB/GYN AT NUMC INCLUDED IN NEW YORK MAGAZINE’S JUNE 2009 “BEST DOCTORS” ISSUE AS CASTLE CONNOLLY MEDICAL LTD. TOP DOCTOR - Press Release › NuHealth - Nassau Health Care Corporation

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CHAUR-DONG HSU, MD, MPH, FACOG, CHAIR OF OB/GYN AT NUMC INCLUDED IN NEW YORK MAGAZINE’S JUNE 2009 “BEST DOCTORS” ISSUE AS CASTLE CONNOLLY MEDICAL LTD. TOP DOCTOR

June 16, 2009
Contact:  Shelley Lotenberg
(516) 572-6055
shelley@numc.edu

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

CHAUR-DONG HSU, MD, MPH, FACOG, CHAIR OF OB/GYN AT NUMC INCLUDED IN NEW YORK MAGAZINE’S JUNE 2009 “BEST DOCTORS” ISSUE AS CASTLE CONNOLLY MEDICAL LTD. TOP DOCTOR

Specialist in maternal fetal medicine, high risk pregnancy, prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy loss, and hypertension in pregnancy selected as one of Top Doctors, as highly recommended by their peers and thoroughly screened by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

East Meadow, New York, ……Chaur-Dong Hsu, MD, MPH, FACOG, Chair of OB/GYN at Nassau University Medical Center has been included in  the New York Magazine’s June 2009 “Best Doctors” issue as a Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Top Doctor.  Dr. Hsu is a specialist in maternal and fetal medicine, high risk pregnancy, pregnancy loss, prenatal diagnosis and hypertension in pregnancy who was one of a number of specialists selected to be included in this year’s 2009 edition of the New York magazine.. 
In congratulating Dr. Hsu on his well deserved honor, Arthur A. Gianelli, President/CEO of the Nassau Health Care Corporation said:  “This outstanding recognition of being included in the New York Magazine’s June 2009 “Best Doctors” issue as a Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Top Doctor is a testament to Dr. Hsu’s expertise in the field of maternal fetal medicine, demonstrating NUMC’s commitment to its patients in providing the highest quality of care.  This acclaimed guide of the top specialists reflects the high esteem and respect accorded to Dr. Hsu by his physician peers.”
 
The Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Top Doctor process is year-long peer review survey, with questionnaires sent to 12,000 top physicians in the New York area.  Nominees were sought in almost every specialty, with the emphasis on direct patient care.  Varied criteria were used to determine physician eligibility for inclusion for professional qualifications including education, residency, board certification, fellowships with professional reputation including hospital appointment.  The Castle Connelly staff then
tabulates the results and vets the nominee pool, confirming the doctors’ board certification and licensing and investigating their disciplinary history.
  
Dr. Hsu officially joined Nassau University Medical Center as chairman of the department of obstetrics/gynecology in January 2008, coming from Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York, where he was the chairman and professor with tenure of the Department OB/GYN, New York Medical College. Dr. Hsu graduated from Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan in 1982 and came to the United States for his residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He became a postdoctoral researcher and a clinical fellow of maternal-fetal medicine at Johns Hopkins University. At the same time, he obtained his Master’s degree of Public Health and was a Doctor of Philosophy candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He joined Yale University as a faculty member from 1993-1999, and became a professor at Duke University in 2000. Before returning to New York, he became an endow chair at the University of Nebraska. In addition to his past administration experience including chairman, vice chair, directors for clerkship, residency, and fellowship programs, Dr. Hsu has served in various department, hospital, university, and community educational and administrative committees.
 
During his past academic career, he has been recognized as an excellent educator. Dr. Hsu also makes a strong commitment in promoting residents’ education. He was voted Best Teacher by medical students and residents multiple years. He has been invited nationally and internationally to give numerous lectures, specifically pregnancy complications involving preeclampsia. Dr. Hsu has been focusing on the research in preeclampsia and intra-amniotic infection during pregnancy. Due to his research work, Dr. Hsu has been elected as the Board of Directors as well as the Secretary and Treasurer of North American Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (Preeclampsia Society).  He is on the editorial boards and journal reviews for national and international journals as well as being an educational consultant. 
 
Dr. Hsu has been included in numerous prestigious lists, including the America’s TOP Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors and TOP Doctors in New York Metro Area, and Best Doctors in New York magazine for many years.


 

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